Feb 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
." >>> good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" or should i say out back tonight, the "a" word. with three days until the forced spending cuts kick in, house speaker john boehner today dropped an a-bomb. >> we have moved a bill in the house twice. we should not have to move a third bill before the senate gets off their -- and begins to do something. >> on the other side of capitol hill, senate majority leader harry reid says it's the republicans' fault. no buts about it. >> i think he should understand who is sitting on their posterior. we i think he should understand >> well, the president didn't engage in the posterior pow-wow but did play the blame game. >> there are too many republicans in congress right now who refuse to compromise even an inch when it comes to closing tax loopholes and special interest tax breaks. and that's what's holding things up right now. >> "outfront" tonight democratic congressman chris van hollen. the ranking member of the house budget committee. not every day we get to hear that word used on capitol hill. >> i will put aside the posterior politics right now.